This is a great way to learn to make Half Square Triangles. HST’s are the building blocks to many traditional quilt squares. This method is called the accordion method of making multiple HST’s .
In this class you will learn to mark, sew, hold, fold, sew, and then cut your squares into those oh, so useful and creative half square triangles. For this class you will need the minimum of 32 squares. Please bring these to class already cut. You will be making enough HST's for a pillow or a table topper.
Supplies For This Class
16 light and 16 dark valued squares total of 32 square minimum.
4 ½, 5, or 5 ½ inch size squares are fine.
(HINT: 1/4 yd cut 42” WOF will yield about 16 – 4 ½ ” squares. Don’t forget you need two DIFFERENT COLORS OR VALUES)
Marking pen, pencil
Ruler – at least 8 inches long
Square up ruler 5” (Bloc Loc 5 ½ “ is the ideal), but any square ruler, small STRIPOLOGY or Creative grid type with markings for squaring up small 5 inch quilt squares.
Extras - Small cutting matt or a small turn table cutting mat